Bear repellent causes hazmat incident at SeaTac hotel

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SEATAC, Wash. - A canister of bear repellent that was discharged inside a SeaTac hotel sickened nine people and caused a hazmat response.

The Kent Fire Department was called to the Fairfield Inn Marriott in the 19600 block of International Boulevard at about 11 a.m. Friday.

Kent fire said a maid inside the hotel thought the canister was a water bottle and accidentally discharged it.

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Two people were taken to the hospital.  Seven others were treated at the scene.

The odor has since been dispersed and people are being allowed to go back inside.